Dec 162014

President Obama promised to make federal employment cool again. The Pathways Program he set up two years ago instead kills prospects of inviting young people to work for the government. Set up two years ago, Pathways appears as a bureaucratic disaster, and the number of Millennials attracted to government (or staying with it after finding one of the rare jobs) has plummeted. Quoting the linked article:

“We had long-standing relationships with engineering programs in academia,” said Jeri Buchholz, chief human capital officer at NASA. “Pathways severed those relationships. We mourn the loss of them.”

 Posted by at 11:20 am on December 16, 2014